Dharmadam Island

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Dharmadam Island

Dharmadam Island (Green Island)(കാക്ക തുരുത്ത്) was a small 2 hectare private island in Thalassery, Kannur District, Kerala. It lies 100 metres from the mainland at Dharmadam. This island, covered with coconut palms and dense bush is a beautiful sight from the Muzhappilangad beach. During low tide, one can walk out to it from the beach. Permission is required to land on the island . Dharmadam, known earlier as Dharmapattanam, was a Buddhist stronghold.

In 1998, Kerala Government took over this land for tourism development.[1] Dharmadam is located 4 km from the town of Thalassery.

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Coordinates: 11°46′11″N 75°27′02″E / 11.7698°N 75.4505°E / 11.7698; 75.4505